Welcome to the latest news and archives from Sea Bees Diving.

We try to keep you abreast of all that is happening in the diving world in and around the Andaman Sea from Phuket to the Similans and all the way via Khao Lak.
Environmental issues and Covid updates as well as underwater fun!

Diving in Thailand

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Diving in Thailand is truly an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Located by the Andaman sea there are a great variety of spectacular sights underwater for you to explore. Not only is the underwater world spectacular but the culture and nature of … Read More

Coral Cuts

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Coral cuts and stings are the most common injuries for divers and snorkelers. As we are located in the Andaman sea our dive sites are rich with coral, which could pose a threat to divers who don’t behave appropriately and … Read More

How old do you have to be too Scuba Dive?

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One of the many questions asked regarding our dive programs is, what is the minimum age you have to be to go scuba diving? While for both major diver organizations, SSI and PADI, the age requirement to scuba dive is … Read More

Scuba Diving and Flying

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If you finally took the leap and embraced the compelling underwater world, you should be aware of the precautions you need to take afterwards. One very important factor is not flying after you dive as this can cause DCS- Decompression … Read More

Snorkeling in Phuket

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As Sea Bees Diving is located in the center of the Andaman Sea, we are surrounded by a rich diversity of marine life and breathtaking corals. This not only makes it a perfect diving destination but also more than ideal … Read More

The Andaman Sea

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What to expect on holidays at the Andaman Sea! Suppose you’re planning your next getaway and searching for remarkable long white beaches, breathtaking, scenic views, and a vibrant underwater world. In that case, the Andaman Islands are just the place … Read More

Sharks of Thailand

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One of the many benefits of scuba diving in Phuket is the diversity of marine life you will encounter, this includes Sharks. Although there are many common misconceptions surrounding Sharks, they are the favorite marine animal for a majority of … Read More

Diving Highlights in Thailand

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From Frog Fish to Whale Sharks An extensive variety of marine animals abound in Thailand’s rich waters — a wonderland for divers. Here we have put together our top 20 list of highlights to introduce you to what you can … Read More

8 shark varieties that divers encounter in Thailand

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Not many animals are both loved and feared as much as sharks. We divers love sharks and cherish our encounters with them, while most of the (as yet) non-diving community live with a phobia of these creatures. In this article … Read More

Phuket Beaches

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Time for recovery – Discover the beautiful beaches on the island of Phuket Even a hardcore diver needs a break.. Is there a better place to relax and dream of the next dive adventure than the beach? Few islands can … Read More

Responsible tourism Thailand

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We as divers have a natural interest in the natural world and all it’s wonderful inhabitants. Scuba diving brings us close to our marine friends so that we can observe them in their natural habitat doing whatever they were doing … Read More

The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation

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The Mai Khao Turtle Shelter at the JW Marriott Resort in Mai Khao will be ready for its grand opening on the first day of Songkran – 13th April. The shelter will look after injured and juvenile turtles and also … Read More

Supporting Shark Guardian

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As many of our guests know when they visit our offices, Sea Bees Diving is just one of the many supporters of Shark Guardian and their various projects. Largest citizen science project in Thailand But it’s not just their educational … Read More

My beautiful “Island” in Khao Lak

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Dreaming of lifelong holidays? Spending your working hours with thoroughly happy people right beside the pool bar? And being the one who can make them even happier by organising unforgettable diving and snorkeling experiences on the Andaman Sea? Yes, that’s … Read More

Phuket is fighting – Japan Dolphin Day 2015

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Diving is for many of us the most beautiful experience anyone can have! But what would the sea be without corals, seahorses, angelfish and sharks? What if Phuket’s Andaman Sea was empty? No dolphins, no fish, no life? In order … Read More

Junior Open Water Course for British International School Phuket

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Junior Open Water Diver Course in Phuket – Day 1 Thursday the 22nd of October 2015 seemed like a very normal day. Our daytrip boat, the Excalibur II, is leaving the pier around 8 AM as usual to take our … Read More

British International School goes diving – 3!

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5 Sea Bees Instructors vs. 10 Junior Open Water Students – Round 3 Day 3 of the course, the day our SSI Junior Open Water students had been waiting for! Today they would be going on the MV Aragon, one … Read More

A day onboard in Khao Lak

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If you are a scuba diver or a snorkeler you have probably experienced many beautiful days onboard a daytrip boat in different places all around the world. But have you ever thought about the people “behind the scenes” who make … Read More

Dive for the love of… fish!

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When you hear divers talk about diving. Whether it’s new divers or divers who’ve been diving for years it’s all about the fish! Different dive destinations around the world have their own specialty when it comes to fish. “Come dive … Read More

Thailand’s fabulous holiday destinations for non divers

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As a diver you choose your holiday destination based on dive spots. You have to have priorities, of course! Nobody understands you better than us But Thailand is worth a visit not only for its beautiful dive sites such as … Read More

A Dive Instructors Life

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We have a lot of handsome, smart and fun instructors in our team. One of them is Chok, born and raised in Thailand. As it is not very common for Asians to learn any kind of water sports and end … Read More

How to dive responsibly with big fish such as mantas and whalesharks

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Diving with Big Fish in Thailand is a dream of many scuba divers   Whale sharks and manta rays…deep down we all want to see one of these beautiful giants at some point in our diving life. So enormous yet … Read More

What is better: Buying or renting scuba dive equipment?

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Once you start your scuba diving you are likely to never want to stop   Exploring the ocean is a hard habit to kick once you’ve taken the plunge and your addiction comes with some expenses. Scuba diving is impossible without … Read More

Safety Stop. Sea Bees Diving stories:

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ep.1 – Open Water Divers Andy + Olga These are some dry times for all scuba divers. We miss diving badly, but for now we can only dive a little bit into the past and remember together some of the … Read More

Phuket Food Relief – support for the vulnerable families

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Dear friends and diving family, It is now official that there will be no international flights leaving Phuket until July. We had our hopes high that we could resume our diving service sometime during the summer, but right now the … Read More

Our new aid campaign – support for the vulnerable families

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Hello Friends, Thanks to your continued support, our aid-campaign has now lasted nearly two years and we have been able to help many families so far. At the beginning of the campaign we focused on general aid to the people … Read More

Diving during rainy season

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Is it worth booking a dive holiday to Thailand during the rainy season In terms of tourism, the seasons in Thailand can be divided into 2: The dry season and the wet season. Most divers come to Thailand during the … Read More

Sea Bees look forward to Phuket’s reopening!

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The ‘Sandbox’ is a new initiative to reopen Phuket on July 1st. It is no secret that tourism has been hit hard around the world, so we are eager to welcome overseas visitors back to the region. It is excellent … Read More

Diving in Phuket

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  Phuket belongs to one of the most popular holiday islands in South-east Asia not only because of its good infrastructure and breathtaking beaches. Also under the water surface Phuket has a lot to offer and fascinates divers with diverse … Read More